# Tcap Pretest

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 111  Settings  Choose the letter of the answer that best solves each problem.

• 1.
What is the value of the following expression?           7 - 4          .    5 + 10 / 2 x 4
• A.

1/10

• B.

3/20

• C.

3/40

• D.

3/25

• 2.
Which model represents the following addition problem? –4 + 2 = –2 Note:  + means positive, - means negative
• A.

- - - - + + = - -

• B.

- - - - + + = + +

• C.

+ + + + - - = + +

• D.

+ + + + - - = - -

• 3.
Susan, Katrina, and Jeremy went ice-skating. Admission prices are shown below. Susan and Katrina are 14 years old, and Jeremy is 9 years old. What was the total cost for their admission and skate rental? Ice Rink Admission: 10 & Under     \$2.50 Over 10            \$3.25 Skate Rental  \$2.50 per pair
• A.

\$8.25

• B.

\$15.75

• C.

\$16.50

• D.

\$24.75

• 4.
Which proportion can be used to solve the following problem? If a car is traveling at a speed of 50 miles per hour, how far can it travel in 45 minutes?
• A.

=

• B.

=

• C.

=

• D.

=

• 5.
Hillary simplified the problem   3/8  + 2 - 1/4  on the chalkboard. Where was her first mistake? Step 1:   Step 2:  Step 3:  Step 4:  Step 5:  Step 6:
• A.

Step 1

• B.

Step 2

• C.

Step 4

• D.

Step 6

• 6.
Between which two numbers would the number  3/8   be found on the number line?
• A.

0 & 1/10

• B.

1/10 & 1/5

• C.

3/10 & 2/5

• D.

0.5 & 3/5

• 7.
Which of the following numbers is NOT equivalent to 1.4%?
• A.

7/500

• B.

0.014

• C.

21/1500

• D.

0.140

• 8.
Which of the following is the reciprocal of -3?
• A.

-1/3

• B.

-3

• C.

1/3

• D.

3

• 9.
Each set of points represents graphs of 4 different rates of running. The x-axis represents time in seconds and the y-axis represents distance in meters. In which graph is the person running the fastest?
• A.

(2,1) (5,2) (8,3)

• B.

(2,0.25) (4,0.5) (6,1)

• C.

(1,2) (2,4) (4,6)

• D.

(1,1) (5,3) (9,5)

• 10.
A cactus is 4 ft tall and is expected to grow 4 inches per day. Write an equation that represents the number of days x of growth and the plants height y in feet.
• A.

Y = 1/3x + 4

• B.

Y = 4x + 1/3

• C.

Y = -1/3x + 4

• D.

Y = 4x + 4

• 11.
The number of jumping jacks that Mr. Lammers assigns each week in gym class appears to have a pattern. What are the next two terms in the pattern? 75, 69, 63, 57, …
• A.

50, 45

• B.

51, 44

• C.

49, 43

• D.

51, 45

• 12.
What is the pattern in the following table? INPUT      X  |  5   |   10   |   15 OUTPUT   Y|  15  |  30   |   45
• A.

Y = 6x

• B.

Y = 3x

• C.

Y = 5x

• D.

Y = 2x

• 13.
Which of the following is part of the solution set for the given inequality?           –15k < –90
• A.

K = -6

• B.

K = 0

• C.

K = 6

• D.

K = 9

• 14.
Which of the following equations has a solution of x = 4?
• A.

4x = 20

• B.

1/5x = 20

• C.

X - 20 = 24

• D.

-16 + x = -12

• 15.
Max is 7 years younger than the age of his sister. If his sister is 15 years old, which equation can be used to find Max’s age? Let x represent Max’s age.
• A.

15 + 7 = x

• B.

15 + x = 7

• C.

X - 7 = 15

• D.

15 - x = 7

• 16.
LeAnn wants to enclose her yard. She needs to estimate how many sections of fence she will need. She has sides measuring:  50', 15'6", 22'6", 30'3", 72'6", and 45'9". What is the best estimate of the perimeter of her yard?
• A.

150 feet

• B.

200 feet

• C.

230 feet

• D.

270 feet

• 17.
You are making 4 scarves. Each scarf requires 33 inches of edging material. How many feet of edging material will you need?
• A.

8.25 feet

• B.

11 feet

• C.

15 feet

• D.

132 feet

• 18.
Juan is building a scale model of a train. He wants to know how long the actual train is. He reads on the model box that the scale is 1 in. = 16 ft. The completed model is 21 in. long. Based on the scale, how long is the actual train?
• A.

1.3125 feet

• B.

32 feet

• C.

336 feet

• D.

422 feet

• 19.
A new coating is being applied to the gymnasium floor.  The rectangular floor measures 50 feet wide and 90 feet long. The circle in the center has a diameter of 10 feet and has already been completed. Approximately what area of the floor remains to be coated?  Use Area of a circle = and Area of a rectangle = lw
• A.

3120.5 sq ft

• B.

4186 sq ft

• C.

4421.5 sq ft

• D.

4500 sq ft

• 20.
Glenda wants to create a 192 sq ft rectangular garden in her backyard. What are three possible dimensions for the length and width of the garden?
• A.

2 ft × 96 ft; 6 ft × 32 ft; 12 ft × 15 ft

• B.

4 ft × 48 ft; 6 ft × 32 ft; 8 ft × 24 ft

• C.

1 ft × 192 ft; 6 ft × 34 ft; 8 ft × 24 ft

• D.

3 ft × 64 ft; 8 ft × 22 ft; 12 ft × 16 ft

• 21.
Brady is the quarterback for a high school football team. He completes 7 out of every 10 passes. If he throws an average of 85 passes per game, how many completed passes does he make in a 10-game season?
• A.

60 completed passes

• B.

595 completed passes

• C.

600 completed passes

• D.

5950 completed passes

• 22.
Mike has a box of blocks containing yellow, pink, red and blue blocks. Below is a picture of the order of the blocks.  Mike chose a block, kept it, and picked a second block. What is the probability that he picked out 2 red blocks?
• A.

3/10

• B.

9/100

• C.

2/10

• D.

1/15

• 23.
Stephanie has \$500 in her savings account.  The money is split into the 4 categories shown below. How much money came from graduation? 24% = babysitting 21% = allowance 45% = graduation 10% = birthday
• A.

\$50

• B.

\$105

• C.

\$120

• D.

\$225

• 24.
You have a stack of three cube-shaped boxes in a closet that measures 48 inches tall.  The bottom 2 boxes each have a volume of 3375 cubic ft.  The top box has a volume of 1728 cubic ft.  What height of box could still fit in the remaining space?
• A.

6 inches

• B.

8 inches

• C.

12 inches

• D.

15 inches

• 25.
Charlene has a bag of trail mix that contains 19 peanuts, 5 mini-pretzels, 8 chocolate candies and 8 raisins.  What is the probably if Charlene removes a peanut, eats it, and then removes a mini-pretzel?
• A.

19/312

• B.

19/390

• C.

19/320

• D.

19/5

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